On Tuesday, Merre and I ventured out To Sunset beach and the Cape Arago Lighthouse. We ended up Hiking along a trail that follows the cliffs along the ocean from The Arago lighthouse viewing area up through Ocean Shore State park. The trail was at least two miles in length but easy to moderateContinue reading “Coos Bay Area Hike”
We love it here at The Mill Casino RV Park o on Coos Bay Who wouldn’t. Even Layla loves it. The original plan was to spend a couple of nights here and today we were going to head south, arriving at Thousand Trails Russian River on Thursday. Checking the weather we discovered that the tempsContinue reading “Change of Plans”
In Elbe you’ll find the Hobo Inn where you can spend the night in a caboose or converted boxcar, have pizza, good food, or a strong drink in any one of three dining cars set up for the purposes. In addition,, on weekend you can take scenic ride on a train pulled by a steamContinue reading “Like Trains? You’ll love Elbe, WA”
Visited Narada Falls on the Paradise river within MRNP. Very beautiful. About a mile from the entrance to MRNP, across from Wild berry restaurant, we spotted this place. There is a phone in the call box but no dial tone (what’s a dial tone? some would ask). The last call cost 35 cents. Note that theContinue reading “Narada Falls and some other stuff.”
Back to Mt. Rainier, this time to check the view from the Sunrise visitors center. Guess what? Rainier is awesome no matter where you stand to view it. On the way back down we had lunch with friends at the picnic grounds along the White River.
I’ll start with a beautiful photo of our destination, taken yesterday morning at the entrance to our campground. Headed off to Mt. St. Helens yesterday with great intentions of going up to windy ridge for a good look at the east side where the mountain blew out back in 1980 You can see itContinue reading “Road Trip: Mt. St. Helens”
Merre took this beautiful sunset photo up by the entrance on Wednesday eve.
Until the 28th, we’re staying in the Paradise RV Resort near Silver Creek, WA, about 20 miles east of Chehalis on hwy 12. Typical Thousand Trails hyperbole, the word MayfieldResort doesn’t quite fit, but still its a nice campground if you can overlook the minor shortcomings. We can. As you enter, off to right isContinue reading “Paradise Thousand Trails RV Resort.”
Since I have been doing such a lousy job of keeping the blog up to date, some of you might not realize that back in June we traded in our fifth-wheel and truck and bought a 2007 Winnebago Tour motor home and a 2009 Corolla to use as our toad (towed) vehicle. Whole different experienceContinue reading “Vehicle Update: Enter Winnie and the Toad”